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lotion

 [lo´shun]
a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.
calamine lotion a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma (a suspending agent), and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a skin protectant.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn),
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application; some consist of finely powdered, insoluble solids held in more or less permanent suspension by suspending agents or surface-active agents, or both; others are oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by surface-active agents.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

/lo·tion/ (lo´shun) a liquid suspension, solution, or emulsion for external application to the body.

lotion

(lō′shən)
n.
A protective or restorative liquid or cream applied to the skin.

lotion

Etymology: L, lotio, a washing
a liquid preparation applied externally to protect the skin or to treat a dermatological disorder.

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lo·tion

(lō'shŭn)
A class of pharmacopeial preparations that are liquid suspensions or dispersions intended for external application.
[L. lotio, a washing, fr. lavo, to wash]

lotion

a liquid suspension or dispersion for external application to the body.

calamine lotion
a mixture of calamine, zinc oxide, glycerin, bentonite magma and calcium hydroxide solution; used as a protectant.

Patient discussion about lotion

Q. What are some good non-prescription lotions for psoriasis

A. from some reason- bathing in the "dead sea" in Israel helps psoriasis. i know they sell mud from the dead sea in malls all over the U.S. try it- could be useful.

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Elizabeth Arden can also give your cheeks that youthful spring glow, thanks to its Let There Be Light Radiant Skin Lotion pounds 22, which also contains a sunscreen.
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The Problem Skin Lotion contains jojoba oil which reduces sebum secretions - a major cause of acne - shea butter to aid healing and tea-tree and thyme essential oils which act as natural antibiotics.